Reviewing Cannae (NYSE:CNNE) and Pinstripes (NYSE:PNST)

Cannae (NYSE:CNNEGet Free Report) and Pinstripes (NYSE:PNSTGet Free Report) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their risk, valuation, profitability, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and institutional ownership.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

88.1% of Cannae shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 56.8% of Pinstripes shares are owned by institutional investors. 10.9% of Cannae shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 22.8% of Pinstripes shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Volatility & Risk

Cannae has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its stock price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Pinstripes has a beta of -0.12, meaning that its stock price is 112% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Cannae and Pinstripes’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Cannae $570.00 million 1.94 -$313.40 million ($5.44) -3.23
Pinstripes $116.70 million 1.12 N/A N/A N/A

Pinstripes has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Cannae.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Cannae and Pinstripes, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Cannae 0 0 3 0 3.00
Pinstripes 0 0 3 0 3.00

Cannae presently has a consensus price target of $27.67, indicating a potential upside of 57.29%. Pinstripes has a consensus price target of $6.00, indicating a potential upside of 84.62%. Given Pinstripes’ higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Pinstripes is more favorable than Cannae.

Profitability

This table compares Cannae and Pinstripes’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Cannae -74.62% -16.50% -14.21%
Pinstripes N/A N/A -8.99%

Summary

Pinstripes beats Cannae on 5 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Cannae

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Cannae Holdings, Inc. is a principal investment firm. The firm primarily invests in restaurants, technology enabled healthcare services, financial services and more. It takes both minority and majority stakes. Cannae Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2014 and is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

About Pinstripes

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Pinstripes Holdings Inc. operates a dining and entertainment concept restaurants. The company provides Italian-American food and beverage menu with bowling, bocce, and event space. It also offers private event options and catering services. The company is based in Northbrook, Illinois.

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